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Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Employer
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gloucester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2024
Would you like to join a team that has the patient at the heart of what they do? Would you like to be part of a team that is enthusiastic and dynamic?

Then we are the team for you!

This is a rare opportunity for a Mental Health Nurse band 6 to come and join our multi-disciplinary team.

The Later Life Team provides mental health care for older adults who have a severe mental health condition within the Gloucester area

We are seeking a motivated and caring individual to join our well established and progressive multi-disciplinary team. We can offer an opportunity to develop your skills and experience and to contribute to the development of a high-quality service alongside the mental health transformation of services.

The team provides a planned needs lead 9-5 service. The hours are 37.5 per week. 'Flexible' working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For further details contact Kate Parkhurst 0300 421 3317

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for a community mental health nurse who has some experience of working with older adults and caring for individuals with Enduring Mental Health problems. The post will include care coordinating a designated caseload, working within CPA Policy and associated countywide risk procedures, travelling independently, use of IT skills and a working knowledge of legislation regarding safeguarding vulnerable adults, the MHA and MCA.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

About us

We have in excess of 5000 staff working over 50 sites, providing a diverse range of services. We strive to support an organisational culture that is welcoming, builds and celebrates inclusivity and diversity and provides a sense of belonging and trust.

The annual NHS Staff Surveygives our people the opportunity to tell us about their experience working at the Trust. For the 2023 survey just over 2800 colleagues gave us their views (58.5%). It was great to see from the results that colleagues are saying that:
  • 89.7% believe they are making a positive difference to patients/service users
  • 73.3% would recommend the organisation as a place to work
  • 82.4% agree that care of patients and service users is the organisations priority
  • 76.7% would be happy with the standard of care for a friend or relative

Our results put us as 5th nationally as a Community, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities NHS Employer of Choice and 1st equal amongst all NHS Provider Trusts in the South West. However, we know we have more to do and will continue to drive forward our commitment to making GHC a Great Place to Work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Gloucestershire Health and Care is committed to embedding and providing personalised care through all of its services as part of our high-quality care strategy. The purpose of personalised care is to empower people to lead the lives they want to live. Personalised care starts with a conversation with people about what matters to them. It builds on what people can do, as well as addressing their health needs. Including new ways of working and delivering care, emphasising that we need to make effective use of the full range of our peoples skills and experience to deliver the best possible patient care. So we want to know What Matters to You and that you will share our values and join us on this very important journey.

Please refer to the Additional Information attachment before submitting your application.

Person Specification

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • EXPERIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH
  • QUALIFICATIONS


Desirable

  • EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
  • EXPERIENCE IN LATER LIFE INTERVENTIONS


KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS

Essential

  • UNDERSTANDING OF SMI


Desirable

  • SOME UNDERSTANDING OF SUPPORTING PATIENTS WITH SMI IN LATER LIFE


Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Pullman Place

Great Western Road

Gloucester

GL1 3NF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

327-24-450

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